4 Star 88x31The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network – SPAWN – protects endangered, wild coho salmon and the forests and watersheds they need to survive in West Marin.  SPAWN was initiated as part of Turtle Island Restoration Network in 1997. We engage hundreds of people each year to see and learn about the majestic endangered salmon, restore watershed habitat, raise native redwood trees, and study salmon health.   With the support of thousands of activists, we are also making strides towards fish-friendly development policies to help the salmon survive and thrive.  Join us today!   Make a membership donation, take action and learn about volunteer opportunities! Click here to sign up for our newsletter and get updates on our work and opportunities to get more involved.    


Action & Events

Help Raise 10,000 Redwoods!

January 17, 2017

SPAWN needs your help to raise thousands of native redwood and other trees through our 10,000 Redwoods Project over the next three years. With your tax-deductible gift of $10 or more, you’ll Raise a...

Join our Coho Photo Campaign

January 16, 2017

Help us tell the Marin County Board of Supervisors to make salmon a priority and to take action before it is too late!

Smolt Monitoring Volunteer Training 2017 (Free!)

April 15, 2017
10:00 AM
April 15, 2017
12:00 PM
San Geronimo Community Center

Smolt Monitoring Program 2017   Calling all citizen scientists! For more than a decade, Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) has monitored the out-migration of smolt


Turtle Island Volunteer Mel Wright Wins Edie Robinson Community Award

June 6, 2017

Turtle Island Restoration Network is proud to report that SPAWN volunteer, Mel Wright, is the winner of the Edie Robinson Community Service Award (ERC...

Ocean Acidification

June 4, 2017

Do you know what Ocean Acidification is? Scientists are raising concern for the future of our oceans. Oceans absorbing atmospheric carbon is causing o...

Sound Off: Only Marin supervisors can save Marin’s coho salmon

June 3, 2017

The Marin Independent Journal published a Marin Voice by Deborah A. Sivas, a Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law at Stanford University, and T...

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